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Aimable Nsabimana and Abena Larbi-Odam
Sub-Saharan Africa has abundant natural resources and a substantial market, with an estimated population of 1.2 billion . The population is projected to grow by nearly 80% and reach almost 2 billion people by 2043...
February 2024
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Michelle Pleace, Matthew Clance, and Nicky Nicholls
New analysis of income data in South Africa shows the gender pay gap—how much more men earn than women—has increased. According to findings from a study conducted on the SA-TIED programme, in 2021, women in...
January 2024
Public revenue
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Shakeba Foster
South Africa ranks as the world’s most unequal country by income. This is largely due to high wage inequality, given that wages are the main income source for the majority of the working population. Exploring...
January 2024
Labour market and inequality
Blog
Andrew Donaldson
Introduction Personal income tax is the primary revenue source in South Africa’s fiscal system. Its buoyancy in the context of slow and declining economic growth over the past 13 years has resulted in part from...
December 2023
News
SA-TIED
To support evidence-based policymaking across southern and east Africa, UNU-WIDER, in collaboration with the National Treasury of South Africa, the Spatial Economic Activity Data South Africa (SEADsa), and the SA-TIED programme, successfully organized a capacity...
December 2023
Blog
Philippe Burger
Introduction The South African constitution includes a number of socioeconomic rights, such as the right to education and access to housing, food, and healthcare. Nevertheless, the constitution qualifies some of the socioeconomic rights by the...
November 2023
Macro-fiscal analysis
News
SA-TIED
SA-TIED representatives recently participated in the Inequality, Work, and Nature Conference , held on 8 and 9 November 2023. This collaborative effort, led by The Presidency, The EU, and the African Centre of Excellence for...
November 2023
Climate and energy
Reform implementation
News
SA-TIED
Nomvuyo Guma, Chief Director for Microeconomic Policy at the National Treasury, and policy lead on SA-TIED work stream 6 recently presented a research paper at the International Winelands Conference hosted by Stellenbosch University. The conference...
October 2023
Reform implementation
News
SA-TIED
SA-TIED marked a significant milestone on 13 October 2023, by hosting an inaugural National Treasury Secure Data Facility (NTSDF) data lab roadshow at the University of Pretoria . The event featured a presentation by the...
October 2023
Enterprise development
Public revenue
Labour market and inequality
Macro-fiscal analysis
Climate and energy
Reform implementation
In the media
SA-TIED
Nomvuyo Guma, Chief Director for Microeconomic Policy at the National Treasury, and policy lead on SA-TIED´s Work stream 6, recently featured on Kaya FM's Pivot Point show, discussing her crucial role within the SA-TIED programme...
SEPTEMBER 2023
Reform implementation
News
SA-TIED
SA-TIED hosted a special session at the Economic Society of South Africa's 2023 Biennial Conference, held from the 12th to the 14th of September at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria. This event was a...
SEPTEMBER 2023
News
SA-TIED
SA-TIED researcher Mthokozisi Tshuma actively contributed to a panel discussion at the inaugural Public Economics Conference held from 6 – 7 September 2023. The conference aimed to spotlight government’s initiatives to boost job creation and...
September 2023